Cyber security

October 2022
As companies adopt new technologies to make business more effective and efficient, new risks emerge, and old risks evolve. This requires great cybersecurity that has tools and processes built to adapt to change with minimal effort.
November 20, 2022
Offshore U.S. oil and natural gas installations are “at significant risk” of cyber-attack, according to a federal watchdog that warned of a potential disaster on par with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout.
September 27, 2022
Uniwise Offshore, Thailand’s leading offshore support vessel (OSV) company, is enhancing cyber-security standards across its OSV fleet by adopting technology from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications. With reliable connectivity delivered by Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress, Fleet Secure Unified Threat Management (UTM) provides Uniwise with end-to-end functionality to protect its network from cyber-attacks and intrusion via infected devices.
August 09, 2022
The majority of companies across the U.S. oil and gas industry are at risk of a successful cyber breach according to BreachBits, a cyber risk rating and monitoring company that evaluates and tests organizations from a hacker’s perspective.

How to make your offshore operations cyber secure and reliable

June 15, 2021
Siemens Energy
Modern offshore operations are highly complex, generating tens of thousands of data points and transmitting them to onshore control centers across multiple types of networks. Offshore facilities also include technologies from many suppliers that interface with the main process control system, each with their own cybersecurity profile. Mature, proven control systems are often selected but require interfaces to new technologies. In this heterogeneous environment that combines old and new, understanding what's on the network can be a significant challenge. Similarly, tracking and managing patches, obsolescence, antivirus, and hardening profiles multiplies in complexity. Many IT offerings do not contemplate these environments so the industry is turning to customized OT cybersecurity products. Register for this free webinar and you will learn - Why cybersecurity is a critical consideration when implementing a de-manning strategy What are the current technologies that are being used in offshore digitalization and threat profiles How to reduce cybersecurity risk for offshore operations

Cyber Threats in the Oil and Gas Industry - Understanding Defense, Detection and Response

June 30, 2020
Rockwell Automation
This webinar will provide practical insights and timely intelligence to share how improving cyber security in your oil and gas operations can help provide better and more valuable business outcomes. Attendees will hear about real life cyber security incidents and the steps organizations took to improve the situation. Join speaker Tiffany Hockensmith to gain a better understanding of: • How to protect critical infrastructure • The approach needed to improve cyber resilience • How to ensure an effective incident response plan • How defense mechanisms should be allocated to technology, processes and staff
September 04, 2018
As cybersecurity threats to the oil and gas industry have grown exponentially, various strategies have been deployed to safeguard companies’ computer and control systems. One new technology in particular, blockchain, has emerged as a highly innovative and effective solution.
August 29, 2018
While the global oil and gas industry seems to have plenty of innovation and new thinking to show off at ONS this year, there is a group of folks that thinks it is coming up short in one specific area and that would be fighting cybersecurity threats adequately.
August 24, 2018
As companies come together to discuss innovation and how to redefine themselves in this digital environment, Siemens will focus on Topsides 4.0, cybersecurity, subsea power, and energy storage solutions at the upcoming Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) trade fair, August 27-30 in Stavanger, Norway, Booth #2550.
July 31, 2018
With hacking attacks mounting against U.S. energy companies, guarding the sector will be a top priority for a new cybersecurity effort, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Tuesday.
April 30, 2018
What’s the cost of securing the nation’s energy from a cyber attack?
April 16, 2018
The U.S. wants to fund research targeting improved cybersecurity for the nation’s power grid and the oil and natural gas industry.
April 09, 2018
A cyberattack on U.S. natural gas pipelines has lawmakers considering tighter regulation.
April 04, 2018
At least four U.S. pipeline companies have seen their electronic systems for communicating with customers shut down over the last few days, with three confirming it resulted from a cyberattack.
April 02, 2018
A system that digitally processes customer transactions for a major pipeline network in the U.S. was shut down Monday after a cyber attack.
March 08, 2018
While threatening cyber activity has reportedly cost the U.S. billions of dollars in recent years, Siemens is taking additional steps to protect critical infrastructure related to the energy sector through its new cybersecurity initiative, Charter of Trust.
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